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Xenophon

Xenophon of Athens was an Athenian military leader, philosopher, and historian. At the age of 30, Xenophon was elected commander of one of the biggest Greek mercenary armies of the Achaemenid Empire, the Ten Thousand, that marched on and came close to capturing Babylon in 401 BC. As the military historian Theodore Ayrault Dodge wrote, "the centuries since have devised nothing to surpass the genius of this warrior". Xenophon established precedents for many... Read More

Bornc.  430 BC
Athens
Died354 BC (aged approximately 77)
likely Corinth
NationalityAthenian
OccupationMilitary leader, mercenary, philosopher, historian, writer

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